Kathleen Daisy Miller (born 1951 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian writer. She is most noted for her short story collection All Saints, which was a shortlisted finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize in 2014.
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Educated at the University of Guelph and the University of British Columbia, Miller's first short story "Now, Voyager" won Flare's literary contest in 1981. She published short stories in literary magazines for a number of years, before publishing her debut collection A Litany in Time of Plague in 1994.She followed up with Give Me Your Answer in 1999, which was shortlisted for the Upper Canada Brewing Company Writers' Craft Award, and the essay collection Holy Writ in 2001.
The University of Guelph is a comprehensive public research university in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. It was established in 1964 after the amalgamation of Ontario Agricultural College, the MacDonald Institute, and the Ontario Veterinary College, and has since grown to an institution of more than 32,000 students and over 1,500 faculty as of fall 2015. It offers 94 undergraduate degrees, 48 graduate programs, and 6 associate degrees in many different disciplines.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia. Established in 1908, UBC is British Columbia's oldest university. The university has ranked among the top three universities in Canada. With an annual research budget of $600 million, UBC funds over 8,000 projects a year.
Flare is a Canadian online fashion magazine. It is published by Rogers Communications.
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